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Candid Campus 2019: Another year of big smiles and high hopes

Running through September. “The Compass is at the heart of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Monroe Park Campus. It’s an outdoor area between the library, the dining hall and Hibbs Hall where people congregate, organizations set up tables and students show off their dance moves. It’s the heart of campus, but it’s also a window into the VCU community, […]

Cabell Screen dark for most of exam season

With a few brief exceptions, no exhibits will run on the screen through May 10. Regular exhibitions–many featuring end-of-semester student work–will run beginning Commencement Weekend and continuing throughout the summer months.

Scenes from VCUarts Qatar’s design conference Tasmeen 2019

Showing through April 19, 2019. Tasmeem Doha 2019, the biennial international art and design conference hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) included three days of workshops, talks and exhibitions by renowned artists and designers from the region and around the world. This Cabell Screen exhibit shares a few […]

A Face of Change: Martin Luther King Jr.

Showing on Jan. 21, 2019 and on other dates related to MLK events at VCU.  In honor of MLK Day 2019, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Big Screen today. The piece is by Dallas-based illustrator Richie Pope, a former VCU School of the Arts student. The artwork displaying on the […]

1968-69 ‘The First Year’ marks VCU’s History

“The First Year” exhibit honors 1968-69 and the newly formed VCU and will show on the Cabell Screen all day on Nov. 30 and throughout December and into January 2019. When the Wayne Commission formed Virginia Commonwealth University in 1968, it merged two institutions – the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) and Richmond Professional Institute […]

Installation: Provocations by Rashid Johnson

Showing during October, the timelapse video of the new installation at the VCU Institute of Contemporary Art.  The Provocations series takes its name from the design of the ICA’s True Farr Luck Gallery. Architect Steven Holl referred to the sculptural ceiling, cathedral-like acoustics and ample natural light, as a “provocation for artists to engage.” The first […]

Back. To. School. campus candids show VCU’s spunk

Showing through early October.  The first few days of the school year are always buzzing with activity at Virginia Commonwealth University. And there’s no better place to capture the vibe and the excitement than on the Compass. In what’s become an annual custom, University Marketing set up a basic white backdrop on the Compass – […]

Black History Month: Images from RVA and alumni artists

This month, a group of artists, many with ties to VCU, is showing works that explore themes of justice, fairness and the challenges of African-Americans in our society. They are sharing some of those works with the Cabell Screen for a special Black History Month exhibit. The Cabell Screen exhibit runs mornings throughout February and on […]

Chromotheraputic lights by Wafaa Bilal illuminate evening screen

Showing evenings through January. Beginning Nov. 1, The Cabell Screen presents “The Things I Could Tell…” an offshoot from artist Wafaa Bilal’s exhibition on view at the Anderson. The screen will illuminate the Compass with chromotheraputic colors from sunset to sunrise during November and December. The evening shows will go dark during exam study days […]

Centennial Celebration: RPI and School of Social Work mark founding

Showing through October (afternoons).  In 1917, a group of community leaders formed the Richmond School of Social Economy to educate women to address urban problems. They hired Henry H. Hibbs, Jr. , Ph.D., to direct the school that focused on education for social workers, public health nurses and recreational leaders. The school became the Richmond […]

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